From 26 – 28 April 2017 the IOI Board of Directors held its annual meeting at the premises of the IOI General Secretariat in Vienna (Austria). In total 19 out of 21 Directors attended this very productive meeting to identify and discuss projects and priorities for the upcoming membership year.
Le Médiateur fédéral a présenté ce 21 avril son rapport annuel 2016 au Parlement. Pour Catherine De Bruecker et Guido Herman, la confiance et le dialogue sont le fil rouge d’une bonne relation entre citoyen et administration.
On April 24, a conference on the experience gained in the implementation of the Directive on Environmental Liability on the level of the EU and in Hungary was held at the Office of the Commissioner for Fundamental Rights in Budapest. It was the sixth time that the Office of the Commissioner for Fundamental Rights has held a joint conference on environmental issues. 
Junto a representantes de UNICEF, Defensores provinciales, legisladores e integrantes de diversas ONGs, el Defensor del Pueblo de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires y presidente de ADPRA participó del encuentro realizado en el Anexo de la Cámara de Diputados de la Nación para avanzar en su nombramiento.
In the March information bulletin the Public Defender reviewed his annual report on the situation of human rights and freedoms submitted to the Parliament of Georgia. He briefly reviewed the topics of the report, recommendations and significant trends.
The Office of the Ombudsperson was asked by the Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services to investigate issues arising from the 2012 Ministry of Health employee termination matter.
L’Ombudsman de l’Ontario, Paul Dubé, a demandé à la province de procéder à une réforme de son système défectueux de placement et de suivi des détenus en réclusion, dans le sillage de sa plus récente enquête révélant de nombreux problèmes qui font peser des risques sur les personnes vulnérables.
On April 19, 2017, the Public Defender of Georgia held an International Conference on Evolution and Challenges of Multi-mandated National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs) in connection with the 20th anniversary of his institution.
Ontario Ombudsman Paul Dubé has called on the province to reform its flawed system of placing and tracking inmates in solitary confinement, after his latest investigation revealed numerous issues putting vulnerable people at risk.
The International Advisory Committee of the European Network of National Human Rights Institutions (ENNHRI) was held at the Information Center on NATO and EU in Tbilisi on April 20, 2017.